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Context

This is a monster from the landmark Doom video games of the 1990s.

This was done years before the DOOM of 2016, and quite possibly before Doom 3. Like, our DooM monster writeups are really old.

For more context, see our Doom marine profile.

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Background

  • Also known as: Former human, “Bud”.
  • Known Relatives: Other zombies.
  • Group Affiliation: Forces of Hell, formerly the Marine Corps.
  • Base Of Operations: Mobile.
  • Height: About 5’11” (1.80m). Weight: About 180 lbs. (82 Kg.).
  • Eyes: Glowing Red. Hair: Green.

Powers and Abilities

They’re slow and clumsy, the Doom marine can drop them with two pistol shots, their carbine is anaemic. They’re the Doom zombies.

Unfortunately, there are billions of them. Well, millions, at least. And heh, it’s not that common for zombies to pack.

Zombie Doom video game sprite - AI-based upscale by Hidfan

Model by DoomHD  .

History

These zombies (officially, “former humans”) are mutated, undead Earth soldiers. They now eat human flesh and serving the powers of Hell.

Don’t mock them, for when Hell comes you’ll end up as one.

Description

Green crewcut, tattered grey fatigues, covered in blood and some fungi, brandishing an assault carbine, moaning and shambling about.

Personality

They’re zombies.

However they were zombying before zombies were cool. So perhaps they are hipster zombies.

3D sprite from the Voxel Doom mod  .

DC Heroes RPG

Basic Doom II zombie

Dex: 02 Str: 03 Bod: 03
Int: 01 Wil: 02 Min: 00
Inf: 01 Aur: 01 Spi: 01
Init: 004 HP: 000

Skills:

Weaponry (Firearms): 03

Advantages:

Life support (full), Misc: Immune to character interaction.

Connections:

None.

Drawbacks:

Strange Appearance, Catastrophic Rage (if hit by an attack, will almost always attack the offending creature).

Motivation:

Carnivorous.

Occupation:

Zombie.

Wealth:

000

Equipment:

Carbine [BODY 05, Projectile weapons: 04, Ammo: 30, R#2]. For more about this weapon, see the DooM Weapons Locker article on writeups.org.

Doom zombie pointing its carbine

I think I scanned this one from the game’s manual. Possibly.

DC Adventures RPG

Basic zombie soldier (1990s DooM) — Averaged PL 3

STR STA AGL DEX
01 02 00 00
FGT INT AWE PRE
00 -3 -1 N.A..

Powers:

He’s dead Jim ● 45 point ● Descriptor: Infernal physiology, undead
Immunity 45 (Immune to Will Effects, Fortitide effects limited to half effect).

Combat Advantages:

Close attack 1.

Other Advantages:

Equipment 2.

Skills:

Ranged combat (Carbine) 3 (+3).

Equipment:

Carbine ● Ranged ballistic Damage 3 ● 6 points

Offence:

Initiative +0
Unarmed +1, Close, Damage 1.
Carbine +3, Ranged, Damage 3.

Defence:

Dodge 01
Fortitude 04 (Half effect)
Parry 00
Toughness 02
Will Nope

Powers Levels:

  • Trade-off areas. Attack/Effect PL 03, Dodge/Toughness PL 02, Parry/Toughness PL 01, Fort/Will PL xxx.
  • Points total 50. Abilities -2, Defences 3, Skills 2, Powers 45, Devices 00, Advantages 2. Equiv. PL 4.


Writeups.org writer avatar Sébastien Andrivet

By Sébastien Andrivet.

Source of Character: DooM video games.

Helper(s): Roy Cowan. Sprites rendered by Elite Sniper 177.